Downingtown, Pennsylvania: Chef's Diner, Where "The Blob" Was Filmed

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Address:
81 W. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, PA
Directions:
Downtown, on the north side of US Hwy 30/W. Lancaster Ave. just east of Downing Ave.
Hours:
Breakfast and lunch only. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Chef's Diner, Where "The Blob" Was Filmed

Location for a memorable scene-of-terror from a 1950s sci-fi movie.

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Chef's Diner, Where "The Blob" Was Filmed

It's now back to Downingtown Diner. They have a few Blob-related pictures on the wall, and they offer The Blob Special. I talked to the waitress, who told me the diner has been remodeled and added to, but that the basement section remains the same as it was in the movie. Sadly I didn't get to go down and confirm. Good food and friendly service though!

[Kelly S., 07/15/2022]

Downingtown Diner sign.

Chef's Diner, Spot Where "The Blob" Was Filmed

Unfortunate missed opportunity to make this spot fun with a prop for pictures etc., however fun nostalgic movie stop. Bonus: park across the street, stretch your legs for a few and enjoy Rita's Italian ice with the family while acquainting them with Blob movie history.

[Rae, 08/19/2014]

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